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or ban·de·rol  (băn′də-rōl′) also ban·ne·rol (băn′ə-rōl′)
1. A narrow forked flag or streamer attached to a staff or lance or flown from a ship's masthead.
2. A representation of a ribbon or scroll bearing an inscription.

[French, from Italian banderuola, diminutive of bandiera, banner, from Vulgar Latin *bandāria; see banner.]


(ˈbændəˌrəʊl) or




1. (Nautical Terms) a long narrow flag, usually with forked ends, esp one attached to the masthead of a ship; pennant
2. a square flag draped over a tomb or carried at a funeral
3. (Architecture) a ribbon-like scroll or sculptured band bearing an inscription, found esp in Renaissance architecture
4. (Heraldry) a streamer on a knight's lance
[C16: from Old French, from Italian banderuola, literally: a little banner, from bandiera banner]


or ban•de•rol

(ˈbæn dəˌroʊl)

1. a small flag or streamer.
2. a narrow scroll usu. bearing an inscription.
[1555–65; < Middle French < Italian banderuola=bandier(a) banner + -uola, variant of -ola -ole1]
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